Veterinary Assistant

Job Description

Job Description

About Us

We are a busy 3 doctor AAHA Accredited practice focused on providing clients & patients the best experience while helping you grow in your career. We see a variety of patients including cats/dogs, exotic pets, and reptiles! With the diverse cases that come through the door, you can almost guarantee no two days will be alike.

We offer general wellness, diagnostic services, various surgeries even rehabilitation therapy including laser treatments! We are a fun team who enjoys client education, staff appreciation and maintaining a positive work culture!

Perks of Living in Hilton Head

  • Over 12 miles of beaches
  • Some of the most delicious food you’ll ever eat, especially the seafood
  • Locals embrace an eco-friendly lifestyle
  • Mild Winters
  • Lots of outdoor and water activities including golf, kayaking, dolphin watching, sunset cruises and more!
  • Recognized as one of the nation’s top 10 family beaches and the No. 2 island globally

Job description

Are you a Veterinary Assitant that has dreamed of moving to the beach? Do you enjoy the thought of being able to walk along the water during your lunch break? Has it ever crossed your mind to live on one of the best islands in America? If this sounds like you, Plantation Animal Hospital located in Hilton Head, SC wants to add YOU to their team!

The veterinary assistant is the entire team’s primary support. Every department relies on their significant role in aiding with a variety of services to provide excellent client and patient care.

Job Description Overview:

. Assist with patient care and treatment

. Monitor hospitalized pets / Monitor/aid in caring for animals after surgery

. Restrain animals during blood draws and nail trims
• Aiding with routine diagnostic tests (i.e. Taking radiographs, running bloodwork, reading fecal)
• Maintain & sterilize surgical instruments/equipment
• Clean/Disinfect cages, kennels, exam and treatment areas of hospital
• Administering medications under Veterinarian/Vet Tech supervision
• Feeding/bathing animals
• Answering phones
• Customer service
• Helping clients with their pets

• Must be 18yrs old or older
• Must be a self-starter, able to multitask and a team player.
• Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.
• Prefer 1+ years of experience.
• Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Work requires lifting, carrying and restraining animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Should be able to lift 40lbs on own.

. Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent or squatting position.

. Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.

If you are passionate about animals and are interested in joining a team of highly devoted animal advocates, our hospital may be the right fit for you.


  • Employee Pet Discount
  • PTO
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States

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